Armenia officials to attend Biennale Arte international exhibition in Venice
Armenia officials to attend Biennale Arte international exhibition in Venice
  • April 20, 2022

YEREVAN. – Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of Armenia, Ara Khzmalyan, and head of the Department for Cultural Heritage and Folk Crafts, Astghik Marabyan, will be in Venice, Italy, from Thursday to Saturday. The...

NarehArghamanyan:Sharing Armenian Culture with the World
NarehArghamanyan:Sharing Armenian Culture with the World
  • March 29, 2022

The Armenian pianist Nareh Arghamanyan has been creating headlines in the music world ever since her early childhood, being hailed as a prodigy from a young age, and winning more than 18 international awards and prizes, including First Prizes at the...

Exhibition of Sergei Parajanov’s works opens in France (PHOTOS)
Exhibition of Sergei Parajanov’s works opens in France (PHOTOS)
  • March 24, 2022

An exhibition of Sergei Parajanov's works, entitled "I Only Have the Right to Dream," opened Tuesday at the Despiau-Wlerick Museum in Mont-de-Marsan, France, on the margins of the Yeraz (Dream)  festival, Armenian News-NEWS.am has...

Armenian culture, art to be presented at festival in France (PHOTOS)
Armenian culture, art to be presented at festival in France (PHOTOS)
  • March 21, 2022

The Yeraz (Dream)  festival will kick off in Mont-de-Marsan, France, Monday, and it will give the residents of this city an opportunity to get acquainted with the Armenian culture and art, the Sergey Parajanov Museum informed Armenian...

Armenia PM to Raisa Mkrtchyan: Your productive activity symbolizes an entire era
Armenia PM to Raisa Mkrtchyan: Your productive activity symbolizes an entire era
  • February 25, 2022

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Friday sent a congratulatory message to the People's Artist of Armenia, Raisa Mkrtchyan, on her 80th birth anniversary. The message reads as follows, in particular: "You are one of the unique...

Armenia PM receives composer and conductor Loris Tjeknavorian
Armenia PM receives composer and conductor Loris Tjeknavorian
  • February 4, 2022

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received composer and conductor Loris Tjeknavorian, the press service of the Armenian government informed NEWS.am. Pashinyan called Mr. Tjeknavorian's contribution to the art of music invaluable. Pashinyan...

Sandro Botticelli's 'The Man of Sorrows' sold at  Sotheby's for $45.5 million
Sandro Botticelli's 'The Man of Sorrows' sold at Sotheby's for $45.5 million
  • January 28, 2022

Sandro Botticelli's 'The Man of Sorrows' has been sold at Sotheby's in New York for $45.5 million, making it the second most expensive work by an Italian Renaissance artist ever sold at auction. After a total of three bidders...

Great Armenian poet Razmik Davoyan dies
Great Armenian poet Razmik Davoyan dies
  • January 11, 2022

Great Armenian poet Razmik Davoyan has passed away Tuesday morning in Yerevan, his wife told Armenian News-NEWS.am. Davoyan was born on July 3, 1940 in Mets Parni village of Spitak town. From 1994 to 1996, he was the Chairman of the Board of the...

Armenian painter Mher Mansurian dies in France
Armenian painter Mher Mansurian dies in France
  • January 8, 2022

Armenian painter Mher Mansurian has died Friday morning in France. He was the brother of renowned composer, Honored Art Worker of the Armenian SSR Tigran Mansurian; and prominent opera singer, soprano Arax Mansourian. The news about the artist's...

Film about Artsakh is submitted for competition at Golden Globe Awards
Film about Artsakh is submitted for competition at Golden Globe Awards
  • December 8, 2021

Nora Martirosyan’s “Should the Wind Drop” feature film about Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) has been submitted to the 79th edition of the Golden Globe Awards of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, informed the National Cinema...

9th Khachaturian International Festival to be held in Yerevan
9th Khachaturian International Festival to be held in Yerevan
  • December 3, 2021

The Armenian State Symphony Orchestra will hold the 9th Khachaturian International Festival in the capital Yerevan, from December 14 to 20, the orchestra informed Armenian News-NEWS.am. This year it bears the title, "Three Friends:...

Aivazovsky's scenic painting sold for $1,015,000
Aivazovsky's scenic painting sold for $1,015,000
  • November 29, 2021

Based on the results of an auction that is currently taking place at Christie’s, Ivan Aivazovsky’s (1817-1900) scenic painting Genoese towers in the Black Sea has been sold for 862,500 Funt Sterlings ($1,015,000) in London, TASS reports....